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The 20-year-old Radford High School graduate performed Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” during the Knockout Rounds. Read more
The parents said they are publicizing the settlement in hopes of ensuring safety for other children. Read more
Honolulu police seized 18 gambling machines, cash and drugs from an illegal game room in Liliha last week. Read more
Mondale, a liberal icon who lost the most lopsided presidential election after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died today. He was 93. Read more
Tradewinds across much of Hawaii today will be disrupted by an approaching cold front, forecasters said, with the disruption expected to last through Wednesday. Read more
The Leeward Community College COVID-19 vaccination clinic has opened up appointments to Oahu residents ages 18 and up, city officials announced. Read more
A former California college student charged with murder in the 1996 disappearance of classmate Kristin Smart pleaded not guilty and his father denied helping to hide the young woman’s body. Read more
The male bear, which weighed at least 420 pounds, was later shot and killed when it charged wildlife workers investigating the attack. Read more
The BTS Meal will be rolled out in 50 countries around the world, starting May 26 in the United States and May 27 in South Korea. The combination will be available through June 20 in this country. Read more
One of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip has set a date to open, after more than seven years of planning and building. Read more
Twelve jurors — six of them white, six Black or multiracial — are beginning deliberations in a city on edge against another round of unrest. Read more
The determination is likely to significantly inhibit the ability of federal prosecutors to bring homicide charges in Sicknick’s death. Read more
The country reported over 270,000 infections today, its highest daily rise since the pandemic started. It has now recorded more than 15 million infections and more than 178,000 deaths. Read more
Parler said it has implemented “several new safeguards” designed to detect posts that “would not fall within the protections of the First Amendment,” but added that it did not make broad policy changes. Read more
VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
The artifacts were part of a hoard of 2,500 objects valued at $143 million seized in a dozen raids between 2012 and 2014 from Subhash Kapoor, a disgraced Manhattan art dealer currently jailed in India on smuggling and theft charges. Read more
Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont were the last states to expand eligibility, opening vaccinations to all adults today. Read more
This evening, officials warned that the blaze would likely rage for days. Read more
At issue is whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk has over-sold the capability of his systems by using the name Autopilot or telling customers that “Full Self-Driving” will be available this year. Read more
Gov. David Ige plans to make an unspecified “important announcement” about inter-island travel on Tuesday. Read more
The pullback came as bond yields mostly moved higher after easing last week. Rising bond yields tend to make shares in technology companies that have had a strong runup over the past year look too expensive. Read more